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Jun 02, 2015, 12:33 ET
Help Garfield and Odie spread the #shelterpetlove

Garfield and Friends Join The Shelter Pet Project

In celebration of Adopt a Cat Month, beloved animated cat and international icon Garfield has joined The Shelter Pet Project in several new videos...

May 12, 2015, 10:19 ET

Al aire nuevos PSA como parte de la Campaña de Asistencia al Cuidador de Ad Council y AARP con apoyo de la NAB, la RAB y la OAAA este Día de la Madre y Día del Padre

En un esfuerzo para apoyar a los 42.1 millones de personas a cargo del cuidado de otros en EE.UU. que atienden a sus padres y otros seres queridos,...

May 05, 2015, 13:46 ET
Create your own #LoveHasNoLabels image with the Faces of Love app at www.lovehasnolabels.com

Ad Council Calls for User-Generated Content Following Viral Success of "Love Has No Labels" Video with More Than 100 Million Views

 Following the viral success of the Love Has No Labels video, which has been viewed more than 100 million times since March 2, the Ad Council...

May 05, 2015, 09:56 ET
Project Yellow Light Contest Winners to be New Ad Council PSAs #StopTheTexts

Winners of the Fourth Annual Project Yellow Light Video Contest Announced

 Today the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mazda Motorsports, National...

May 04, 2015, 14:43 ET
Care for a loved one. Care for yourself. Visit aarp.com/caregiving.

New PSAs Released as Part of Ad Council and AARP Caregiver Assistance Campaign Supported by NAB, RAB, and OAAA This Mother's and Father's Day

 In an effort to support the 42.1 million caregivers in the U.S. who are caring for parents and older loved ones, AARP and the Ad Council are...

Apr 30, 2015, 14:28 ET
Get Shelter Pet Love with Lance Bass

Lance Bass Stars in New Videos for The Shelter Pet Project

 In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, radio host and entertainer Lance Bass and his husband Michael Turchin have joined The...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:02 ET
Nepal Disaster Relief Print PSA

Ad Council Joins USAID's Center for International Disaster Information to Encourage Support for Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

 In response to the devastation wrought by Saturday's earthquake and powerful aftershocks in Nepal, the Ad Council has joined the U.S. Agency...

Apr 27, 2015, 10:33 ET
iJustine, YouTube star on the StyleHaul network

Ad Council Announces Creators for Good, A Partnership with Leading Digital Content Companies, Google and Top Creators to Benefit Social Causes

 The Ad Council, the national non-profit organization behind public service communications programs featuring Smokey Bear, "Friends Don't Let...

Apr 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Ad Council Elects New Members to Board of Directors

 The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced an impressive...

Mar 26, 2015, 14:49 ET
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Ad Council Releases New "Love Has No Labels" Video Following Viral Success of PSA with More Than 90 Million Views

Following the viral success of the Love Has No Labels video, which has been viewed more than 90 million times since March 2, the Ad Council is...

Mar 16, 2015, 16:13 ET

Ad Council Launches "Love Has No Labels" PSAs to Address Bias and Celebrate Diversity

 To coincide with the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Selma March (March 7-25, 1965), the Ad Council is leading an unprecedented group of...

Mar 12, 2015, 19:48 ET

El Departamento de Transporte (USDOT) Lanza Su Primera Campaña Nacional de Publicidad para Uso del Cinturón de Seguridad entre Preadolescentes

 La Administración Nacional de Seguridad del Tráfico en las Carreteras (NHTSA) anunció hoy su primera campaña nacional de...

Mar 12, 2015, 15:05 ET
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U.S. DOT Launches First-Ever National Tween Seat Belt Advertising Campaign

 The Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced its first-ever, national advertising...

Feb 12, 2015, 11:38 ET

An Unprecedented Collaboration of Leading Brands Joins the Ad Council and Leading Non-Profits to Launch "Love Has No Labels," A Campaign to Celebrate Diversity and Promote Inclusion

 In time for Valentine's Day, an unprecedented collaboration of leading brands, including The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, P&G, Unilever,...

Feb 10, 2015, 10:54 ET

With 3 out of 4 Parents Admitting Their Kids Forget to Brush their Teeth, Kids' Healthy Mouths Campaign Continues to Encourage Kids to Brush for Two Minutes, Twice a Day

 To coincide with National Children's Dental Health Month, the Ad Council and The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives are extending...

Jan 29, 2015, 18:35 ET
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Bellamy Young Stars in New Video for The Shelter Pet Project

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Scandal's First Lady Mellie Grant won't let anything get in the way of her ambition, but the actress...

Dec 10, 2014, 12:20 ET
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TVB, NHTSA & Ad Council Partner to Prevent Drunk Driving Fatalities During the Holidays

Today, the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast television industry, the...

Dec 04, 2014, 17:45 ET

UNCF and Ad Council join Paramount Pictures to produce new PSA campaign, featuring footage from the soon-to-be-released film SELMA, reminding Americans that investing in young people can change the world

UNCF and the Ad Council are joining Paramount Pictures to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring footage from the...

Nov 25, 2014, 14:20 ET
Clean. Separate. Cook. Chill. Check your steps at FoodSafety.gov (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

USDA and Ad Council Launch PSAs to Help Families Protect Themselves from Foodborne Illness this Thanksgiving

More than 46 million turkeys will be cooked this Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Turkey Federation, but many families aren't taking...